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FRENADO DE EMERGENCIA AUTÓNOMO (AEB)

WARNING

The Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) system uses forward-facing cameras to detect real vehicles, plus other certified Euro NCAP target objects. It is not designed to detect any other objects, including non-industry approved targets.

WARNING

The AEB system is a driving aid only. It remains the driver’s responsibility to drive with due care and attention, in a manner that is safe for the vehicle, the occupants, and other road users. The driver should observe all road signs, road markings and any potential emergency braking situations, and act appropriately.

WARNING

In order for the AEB system to operate, it must be able to detect a clear image of the object and be able to determine its movement. If either of these does not occur, the AEB system may not operate.

WARNING

Seat belts should be worn by all vehicle occupants, for every trip, no matter how short. Failure to do so will greatly increase the risk of death or serious injury in the event of an accident.

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Not all vehicles are fitted with the AEB system. If you are not sure this system is fitted to your vehicle, consult your Retailer/Authorised repairer.

The AEB system uses forward-facing cameras, located above the rear-view mirror, to help identify if you are at an imminent risk of colliding with a vehicle travelling in front of you.

In most instances, the AEB system reduces the severity of an impact. In some cases, the AEB system stops your vehicle before an impact takes place.

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The efficiency of the AEB system is dependent on the condition of the road surface, the condition of the vehicle’s tyres and braking system, and the vehicle’s speed.

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In order for the AEB system to work correctly, make sure that the windscreen is kept clean and the camera's line of sight is not obstructed by labels, stickers or any other objects.

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If the vehicle’s windscreen is replaced, or the camera located above the rear-view mirror is moved or replaced, the AEB system should be re-calibrated. Contact your Retailer/Authorised Repairer.

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It is recommended that the AEB system is switched off when driving off-road. If required, the system can be switched off via the Driving Features menu in the Instrument panel. See MENÚ DEL CUADRO DE INSTRUMENTOS. The AEB system automatically switches back on, the next time the vehicle’s ignition is switched on.

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Where vehicles are parked outside, in full sunlight and in high ambient temperatures, the AEB system’s forward-facing camera may reach an internal temperature of 99 °C. In this state, the warning message AEB Unavailable appears in the Message centre and the AEB system does not operate. When the forward-facing camera cools to less than 88 °C, normal operation is resumed, and the warning message is no longer displayed.

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When the vehicle’s ignition is first switched on, the AEB system may require an initialisation period before it is fully functional. This is indicated by a message in the Message centre. During this period, the efficiency of the AEB system is limited.

The AEB system operates when the vehicle is travelling between 5 km/h (3 mph) and 80 km/h (50 mph). If the system detects you are at an imminent risk of colliding with a vehicle travelling in front of you, it automatically applies the brakes. If your vehicle speed is between 35 km/h (22 mph) and 80 km/h (50 mph), the AEB system also displays a warning message in the Message centre. This will appear just before the brakes are automatically applied.

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AEB warning messages are linked to the Forward alert function. If the Forward alert function is switched off, the AEB warning messages are also disabled.

After the AEB system has stopped the vehicle, the brakes are only automatically applied for a few seconds. After this period, the driver must resume full control of the vehicle.

If the AEB system starts to engage, the driver can override its operation using steering wheel or accelerator inputs. This causes the AEB system to disengage. This is to make sure that the driver remains in full control of the vehicle.

The AEB system will not operate if:

  • Dynamic Stability Control (DSC) is switched off.

  • The vehicle's speed is below 5 km/h (3 mph) or above 80 km/h (50 mph).

  • The detected object is not identified as a vehicle.

The AEB system may not operate if:

  • The vehicle is negotiating a bend.

  • The forward-facing cameras are dirty or obstructed.

  • Visibility is impaired due to severe weather conditions (for example, heavy rain, fog, snow, etc.).